New orangutan species discovered in Sumatra

Scientists studying apes in northern Sumatra have identified a small population of an entirely new species. Scientists studying apes in northern Sumatra have identified...

First-ever pictures of snow leopards on the Ukok plateau

Scientists hopes confirmed about endangered rare cats living in one of the Altai Mountains most stunning plateaus.Camera traps in the hardly-accessible area have shown...

Extraordinary “Atlas Of The Underworld” Showcases Earth’s 94 Hidden Tectonic Plates

Earth’s tectonic plates make our world unique. Thanks to these colossal continental and oceanic islands floating atop a partly molten hellish mantle, we have oceans...

This Footage Isn’t Just Scientifically Important. It’s Also Way Too Cute...

When most people hear references to wild cats, their minds quickly conjure up images of ferocious lions and tigers. But these pint-sized cats are...

The mass extinction that might never have happened

Should the “big five” really be the “big four”? For decades, we have recognised five devastating mass extinctions that punctuate the last half-billion years of evolution....

Scientists looked at Bee Brains to understand what makes them such...

Scientists have taken a closer look at the incredible capability of bees to find a direct route home even after flying kilometers in adverse...

Jellyfish Sleep, Too

Bees, sharks, anteaters, humans, we all share the need for sleep. Why we do it is of course still largely a mystery, but the...

Lake Waves are constantly shaking The Earth, but we don’t really...

Waves rippling across a lake can also cause faint rumblings in Earth itself, according to scientists, giving us clues about the condition of a...

A Giant Volcano Eruption Could Have Sparked The Collapse of Ancient...

Cleopatra's suicide and the fall of ancient Egypt is the stuff of legend. Shakespearean drama aside, there is often far more fuelling the collapse...

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